Jeneba Tarmoh, Allyson Felix, dead heat: Hang Up and Listen on the track and field controversy, Spain’s Euro 2012 win, and college football’s playoff system.

Slate’s Sports Podcast on the Sad Resolution to the Tarmoh-Felix Dead Heat Contretemps

Slate’s Sports Podcast on the Sad Resolution to the Tarmoh-Felix Dead Heat Contretemps

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July 2 2012 5:56 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Hot Hot Dead Heat Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the Jeneba Tarmoh-Allyson Felix controversy, Spain’s Euro 2012 victory, and the dawn of a college football playoff.


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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the dead heat between Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh and other Olympic Trials goings on. Franklin Foer also joins the show to discuss Spain’s big win over Italy at Euro 2012 and the crazed genius of Italy’s Mario Balotelli. Finally, they talk about the arrival at long last of a playoff system in college football.

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